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August 2017 Issue

Interview with John Bamberg

By Joe Kertzman, Managing Editor, Badger Common’Tater There is only one facility designated to support the germplasm needs of the U.S. potato industry, and it is in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin. The U.S. Potato Genebank (USPG) coordinates all aspects of importation, classification, preservation, multiplication, documentation and…

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Phosphorous Runoff Study Conducted on Antigo Flats

Potato growers take lead in controlling and monitoring phosphorous runoff By Chuck Bolte, precision ag/nutrient management planning manager, AgSource Laboratories Potato growers in the Antigo Flats area of Wisconsin are taking a leadership role in an effort to control phosphorus runoff in the Spring Brook…

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Deviled Egg Potato Salad

Column and photos by Ali Carter, WPGA Auxiliary I typically make potato salads using quick vinaigrettes and whatever vegetable or vegetables we have sitting in the refrigerator at the time, rather than the typical mayonnaise-based fare. Not that I don’t love mayo. I do. A lot.…

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